This piece is by David Clarke. For more information see ramblingsdc.net I’m 69 now and look back fondly on my younger years when I could say I was proud to be Australian. With my country’s failure to do anything substantial … Continue reading Floating water-cooled solar power in South Australia
Opinion piece by David Clarke. For more information see ramblingsdc.net There are some selfish reasons to leave the electricity grid, and a very good altruistic reason to stay connected. Recently there has been much speculation about the option of going off-grid; … Continue reading Opinion: Off-grid, or not?
A unique partnership between St Kilda Community Housing and The People’s Solar will result in job training opportunities for at least 80 of the 337 disadvantaged people housed by St Kilda Community Housing (SCH), as well as lower energy bills … Continue reading A solar beacon in an uncertain climate
Under a new plan by the NSW Greens, consumers of electricity will get a chance to buy and sell clean energy in an attempt to hasten the transition to renewables. The launch of the plan came as the NSW Premier stated … Continue reading Households to trade renewable energy in NSW Greens plan
We are reaching an age that many skeptics dismissed as an energy fantasy. But the reality is in the data, mostly all renewable sources are getting cheaper, more competitive without subsides, and becoming the most viable option for our energy … Continue reading 6 charts that show renewable energy is getting cheaper
Historic Chewton Primary School struck solar gold with the completion of fundraising for a 4kW solar system. The Chewton project is the third for The People’s Solar, a community-based approach that “crowd-sources” tax deductible donations to pay for solar panels … Continue reading Historic Goldfields School Strikes Gold
Today we’re going to let RenewEconomy write our blog for us. According to an article there by Giles Parkinson, rooftop solar photovoltaic installation in Queensland now accounts for nearly half the national market and is apparently growing at 1,000 installations … Continue reading 1000 solar panel installations per day